These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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Genge v. Canada (Attorney General), 2007 NLTD 36

In Fish Cases, Judicial Review/Crown Liability on (Updated )

This case involved a negligent misrepresentation action against the Crown arising from a fisheries officer who mistakenly advised a seal fisher that a seal hunt had closed. The Crown brought an interlocutory application for an order striking out the claim on the grounds that the court lacked jurisdiction and for an order that the claim could only take place after …

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